7 days in Queensland Itinerary

7 days in Queensland Itinerary

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7 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  14​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Underart Gallery. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Village Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Rusty's Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns, and finally stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cairns holiday planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Cairns is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Cairns due to the time zone difference. December in Cairns sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Tanks Arts Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Four Mile Beach and Cape Tribulation Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Douglas: Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach), Myall Beach (in Cape Tribulation) and Daintree Entomological museum (in Diwan). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, take in the dramatic scenery at Tranquility Falls, and explore the galleries of Ngarru Gallery.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas trip builder tool .

Traveling by bus from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In December in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Tranquility Falls, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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